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Os Lusiadas. Com um prefacio de Theophilo Braga ?. Edição revista aproximativamente sobre a chamada segunda de 1572 por Joaquim de Araujo.
Porto, Typographia Elzeviriana, 1889. - Folio (34.6 x 23.8 cm.), late twentieth-century half crimson morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands in seven compartments, gilt author and title in second and fifth compartments from head, red endleaves. Title page in red and black within elaborate decorative border of sepia and red. All other pages within a less elaborate red decorative border. Headpieces and initials at the beginning of each canto. Tailpiece at end. Pinpoint wormhole in lower portion of final 23 leaves, touching red border on a few leaves, but never affecting text. Another pinpoint wormhole in upper blank margin of final 17 leaves. Hole about 1.5 cm. in diameter in upper outer margin of final 7 leaves, never affecting text, but touching the decorative border. Uncut. In good condition overall. Bookplate of J[osé] Pinto Ferreira. xxiv, 395 pp., (1 l.). *** N.º 24 of 50 copies on "papel de linho nacional", of a total edition of 56 copies. Finely printed on excellent quality paper. At the head of the title page is stated "Edição da Cidade do Porto". The introductory essay by Theophilo Braga is titled "@Os Lusíadas como epopêa da civilisação moderna".@Provenance: José Pinto Ferreira, Portuguese army officer and for many years a distinguished book collector, specializing in Camões and the Restauração, as well as a trove of other books on Portuguese military history. *** Pina Martins, @Catálogo da exposição bibliograáfica, iconográfica e medalhística de Camões 65 (without mention of the final leaf). @Colecção Camoneana de Jose do Canto 158. Palha 1739. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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